Interview with Irma Duncan, 1967Additional title: World of dance (Radio program)
NamesDuncan, Irma (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1967
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 5-19
TopicsDuncan, Irma -- InterviewsDuncan, Isadora, 1877-1927Duncan, IrmaShkola Aĭsedory Dunkan
NotesVenue: Broadcast in 1967 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series, World of dance.Content: The sound quality is excellent.Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for the radio station WNYC, New York on its series, World of dance. Recorded in 1967 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 17 minutes); polyester; half-track; 3.75 ips; 5 in.
DescriptionStreaming audio file (approximately 17 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified speaker.] Marian Horosko introduces her guest, Irma Duncan; Irma Duncan speaks with Marian Horosko about her long association with Isadora Duncan including Isadora's de facto adoption of Irma and five other students; Isadora Duncan's various schools in Berlin, Paris, and Moscow; Irma's own recently published autobiography, Duncan dancer (c. 1966); her vivid memories of Isadora; her seven years teaching at Isadora Duncan's School in Moscow [Shkola Aĭsedory Dunkan] and performing in the [former] Soviet Union; her tour of China; Isadora Duncan's movement technique; Isadora's views on the relationship of music and dance; possible reasons as to why Isadora did not flourish in the last years of her life; Isadora as a performer.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 50789086NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117345Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8329a990-d193-0137-2ac0-51f416c1c0b9
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